Gum on a Wool Rug

I came home to find a big wad of white gum stuck to my new dark, wool rug. Any ideas on how to remove it safely?

Maura from Wellfleet, MA



September 15, 20060 found this helpful

Try WD-40, it's oil based and works wonders on gum. It washes out well also, just use soap and water. I usually spray some on the area and then spray some on a washrag, working the gum towards the tops of the carpet fibers to remove.

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